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change drive belt on briggsstratton 450 series mower

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change drive belt on briggs'stratton 450 series mowerineed this anwser now or cancel the order

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
450 is the engine series, what is the mower model number? Need to see which way the belt is routed. Typically the belt has to be loosened at the transmission end and then is slipped back into the deck area, to get the belt over the blade and off the drive pulley.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

model no 40-450 CDP MCULLOCK MAKE

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Tip it over on the carburetor side down, best to have empty fuel tank. Remove the blade, remove the cover over the drive axle, to get acess to the front drive pulley. The belt is tightened by spring, so just flip belt off the drive pulley onthe transmission, then work thebelt off theengine crankshaft pulley. Install new belt in opposite steps.here is a parts link.------------------ http://www.mcculloch.com/ddoc/MCCI/MCCI2008_AAaa/MCCI2008_AAaa__V210000001.pdf
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